Definition of Genus Urginea
1. Noun. Mediterranean liliaceous plants; sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae.
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Sea Onion, Sea Squill, Squill, Urginea Maritima
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Urginea
Literary usage of Genus Urginea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal ...by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"genus Urginea,* Steinh. Baker, in Journ. Linn. Soc., xiii, p. 215. There are about 25 species, natives of the Mediterranean region, India, and Tropical and ..."